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Alternate Resources

Need to apply or re-apply for health insurance?

  1. Contact Benefits Coordinator (walk-ins available, located at the medical clinic).

  2. Ensure that you have everyone’s social security number that is in your tax filing household (who you claim on taxes, spouses filing joint or separately).

  3. Proof of taxable income (paystubs, mailed per-capita statements, tax statements).

  4. Tribal ID’s if applicable.

Relevant Information

  • Enrollment for Medicaid (Apple Health) and federally recognized tribal members is all year long.

  • Medicaid (Apple Health) eligibility is based on taxable income and tax filing household size.

  • If a tribal member is opting out of health care coverage, this means that they have no insurance.

  • Apple Health is the same as Medicaid.

  • Medicare is available for people age 65 or older, younger people with disabilities and people with End Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or transplant)

    • Eligible enrolled Makah Tribal members receive Part B reimbursements, inquire for more details.

    • Eligible enrolled Makah Tribal members receive Part D sponsorship, inquire for more details.

For more information, call (360) 645-2935 or (360)645-3314.

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